In honor of Women’s History Month, we want to send you a copy of The Girls of Atomic City, journalist Denise Kiernan’s account of the many young women who lived and worked in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during World War II. Drawing on interviews and government documents, Kiernan paints a vivid, detailed picture of the secret community in the Appalachian Mountains that once consumed more electricity than New York City, and the 75,000 residents there, who largely had no idea of the city’s true purpose until the war was over.
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